From Mwanza or Arusha are the best known destinations where you may choose to start your forgettable safari. From this tour you have the option to be dropped off in Arusha or return back to Mwanza after Ngorongoro Crater tour. ( the choice is yours ).
Day 1 Mwanza to Serengeti
Drive on a tarmac road from Mwanza to Ndabaka gate. Explore the western corridor zone, observing masses of residents in their natural Habitats. Get a chance to pass at Grumeti River and Retima hippo pool where hippos and giant Nile crocodiles can be found in abundance. Travel further to Seronera area where animals can be seen in abundance including leopard, prides of lion, packs of spotted hyenas, cheetahs, buffaloes, topi, hartebeest, wildebeest, waterbucks, elands, zebras, gazelles, warthogs, and numerous species of birds. More than 100 species can be observed in a day. Continue to the camp, for dinner and a good night.
Day 2 Full day in Serengeti
You have full day in the Serengeti ecosystem; you may start the day with early morning game drive at 6:00 a.m. and enjoy breakfast afterwards. You will also have a chance to embark on a balloon safari over the plains of Serengeti (this has to be early in the morning at 5:30 a.m.). Enjoy a bush breakfast (optional). Next, enjoy further game drives over the Serengeti Park, observing rock outcrops commonly known as Kopjes (pronounced as "copy," which is Afrikaans language from South Africa meaning “The Spear Head”). These rocks are breeding sites for cheetah, lion, leopard and wild dog. You’ll see lions relaxing on top of the rocks, some which were given the name Simba Kopjes. Next, drive back to the campsite for lunch and take some rest until dusk, then go for sun set game drive, enjoying the sun sets of Serengeti also the best chance to spot nocturnal animals.
Day 3 Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater
Start this day with sun rise game drive at 6:00 am, afterwards, drive back to the lodge or camp for breakfast, after breakfast, leave Serengeti to Ngorongoro via southern Serengeti short grass plains, commonly known as the endless plains, it’s here where the name Serengeti was derived, a Maasai word meaning “The Endless Plains” On the way to Ngorongoro crater you may opt to visit the Masai Village for cultural experience if you have enough time. Proceed to the Crater and descend into this bowl like intact Caldera with 610 meters deep. Many animals have made their home here, Black Rhino which is endangered animals, many carnivores and plain animals. Evening ascend and drive to the place of your accommodation for your time for rest and a night stop.
Day 4 Lake Manyara to Arusha
Drive southwards towards Lake Manyara National Park via Karatu town. Before you reach the park entry gate, we'll stop at the view point and observe the whole Manyara Park and its beautiful scenery. Next, we'll register and enter the park, which is famous for the abundance of primates along with baboon in troops, vervet monkeys, blue or sykes monkeys, and galago (also known as bush babies). Along the shallow lake, you’ll see a lot of water birds, flamingoes, great white pelicans, ducks and geese, teals, and grebes. Next, we'll visit hot water springs best known as (Maji Moto) and observe volcanic actions. Later in the afternoon, drive to Arusha. End of Tour.
- Park fees (For non-residents)
- All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (As specified)
- Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)
What's not included:
- International flights (From/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
- Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fee
Best Suited for:
- Solo Travellers
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